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Louisiana Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   2
Registration Fee:   $25.00

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the APTA’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant. 2. Demonstrate knowledge of the legal standards of behavior according to the Louisiana Practice Act and Rules. 3. Define ethics and the components of ethical standards and behavior. 4. Define the concepts of business and professional ethics. 5. Identify the difference between technical care and ethical care. 6. Define the concepts of nonmaleficence, beneficence, fidelity, autonomy, veracity, justice. 7. Define the concepts of professional and personal integrity such as honesty, non-discrimination, misconduct and conflict of interest. 8. Recognize how the concepts of professional and personal integrity apply to workplace situations.

Target Audience
Physical Therapist, and Physical Therapist Assistants.

Confirmation Notes

Unit 1: Ethics in Healthcare Unit 2: Defining Ethics Unit 3: Why Ethics Matters

“Louisiana Ethics and Professional Responsibility” was written by Rebecca J. Stigall, ed. Anne Osborn MPT ©2010. “Louisiana Ethics and Professional Responsibility” is designed to educate the healthcare professional in understanding the basic theories and approaches to ethical decision making. This course meets the ethics requirement for Louisiana and has been approved by the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board. “Louisiana Ethics and Professional Responsibility” has been approved for 2 contact hours. This course is available in our online format (PDF Download) available instantly, or by mail.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   , , Louisiana
Dates:   01-31-2050 - 01-31-2050